• Mayweather Vs Pacquiao bout: Investors complaining of losing big dollars

    Los Angeles (United States), May 3 (ANI): With the much awaited boxing bout between American Floyd Mayweather and Filipino Manny Pacquiao set to begin in a short time from now, reports are surfacing that investors in the event are losing money big time. According to TMZ Sports, the bout was…

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    • Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

      By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have named their newborn daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, a choice that honours the baby's late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth. The news, announced in a statement on…

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      • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Playoff Previews: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls

        Cleveland: It should have been a typical first round series. The Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics engaged in a routine, one-sided blowout sweep that featured a championship contender going up against a young upstart that truly shouldn’t have even made it into the playoff bracket. Most…

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        • British grandmother prepares for execution in Indonesia

          A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article on Sunday. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, said she was expecting to die shortly, after seven foreign drug convicts were executed last week,…

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          • Why Chris Paul was so emotional after knocking off Spurs with memorable one-legged shot

            In between hugging actor Billy Crystal and Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, Chris Paul gave the longest congratulatory hug Saturday night to his brother C.J., repeating one word of joy over and over. "Finally," Chris Paul said. The "finally" was in respect to the San Antonio Spurs.

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            • Two charged over China 'Fast & Furious' Lamborghini-Ferrari crash

              Two young men who staged what China's state news agency called a "real-life 'Fast and Furious' drag race" in central Beijing were charged Monday with dangerous driving. Last month's crash of a Lamborghini and a Ferrari in the capital of the communist nation sparked a wave of online speculation and…

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              • Philippines says Islamist militant was killed by followers

                The Philippines' most wanted Islamist militant, whose death at the weekend could boost peace efforts in the country's south, was killed by his own bodyguards in pursuit of a bounty offered by the United States, the head of the military said on Monday. Abdul Basit Usman, a militant with strong al…

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                • Shipwrecks Spotted in Crystal-Clear Waters of Lake Michigan

                  Early spring is apparently a good time to look for shipwrecks in Lake Michigan. Earlier this month, a helicopter from the Coast Guard's Air Station in Traverse City, Michigan, was out on a routine patrol over the lake, looking for boats in distress or anything out of the ordinary. When Petty…

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                  • Jet-skiing ad exec rescued off Batangas

                    A manager of an advertising agency has been rescued in the waters off this province a day after he was reported missing while jet-skiing in Anilao last Friday. Timothy Roy Condino, 22, was rescued by a cargo vessel past 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. In a text message to The STAR, Stephene Roy Condino said…

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                    • Shrinking Mount Everest: How to Measure a Mountain

                      The magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday (April 25) may have caused the world's tallest mountain to shrink a bit. Official measures put Mount Everest at 29,029 feet (8,848 meters) above sea level, but recent satellite data suggest the sky-scraping peak may have shrunk by about 1…

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                      • Mark Ruffalo suggest Phoenix for Hulk

                        Mark Ruffalo joked Joss Whedon should offer Joaquin Phoenix the role of the Hulk before The Avengers began filming. The 47-year-old actor has landed the job of a lifetime as the green monster in the Marvel franchise, starring alongside the likes of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man and…

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                        • Freed Nigerian women tell of horror of Boko Haram captivity

                          By Isaac Abrak and Emma Ande YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram fighters killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease, freed captives said on Sunday after they were brought to a government refugee camp.…

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                          • Tropical depression spotted off Mindanao

                            A tropical depression hovering over the Pacific Ocean is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Thursday and may bring much-needed rain to the country later this week, the state weather bureau said yesterday. As of 10 a.m. yesterday, the weather disturbance was spotted at 1,615…

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                            • UN chief to attend Russian Victory Day despite criticism

                              UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend celebrations in Moscow on Saturday of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, despite criticism from Ukraine and other central European countries. Ahead of his visit to Moscow for Victory Day, Ban will travel to Poland to attend…

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                              • Parañaque relocates more waterway squatters

                                The city government of Parañaque has intensified the relocation of illegal dwellers living along waterways and danger zones in preparation for the rainy season, Mayor Edwin Olivarez said yesterday. “Residents in danger zones voluntarily dismantled their shanties and availed themselves of the…

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                                • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' beats 'The Avengers' overseas

                                  Despite three year's worth of hype and momentum, "Avengers: Age of Ultron" couldn't best "The Avengers" at the box office -- until we look at how international audiences took to the action movie. On US soil, "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is the second biggest opening of all time with a $188m haul,…

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                                  • Americans too fast for Bolt to catch in relay

                                    Mike Rodgers, Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay powered the Americans to a five-meter advantage through three legs of the highly anticipated race and Ryan Bailey brought the team home in 37.38 seconds. Bolt, who had missed last year's inaugural World Relays, made up ground on Bailey in their anchor leg…

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